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SALVADOR CRUZ-FLORES M.D., M.P.H.

PUBLICATIONS:

2012:

 Surgical decompression for cerebral oedema in acute ischaemic stroke (Review)                            

 Determinants of Effective Cooling During Endovascular Hypothermia

 Systolic Blood Pressure Reduction and Risk of Acute Renal Injury in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage

 Descompresion quirurgica para el edema cerebral del accidente cerebrovascular isquemico agudo

 Thrombolysis in pediatric population from the KID database

 The broader reach of racial disparities

 Response to Letter by Coutinho et al Regarding Article,“Mortality of Cerebral Venous–Sinus Thrombosis in a Large National Sample”

 Recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) and stroke unit for acute ischaemic stroke in developing countries, are they cost-effective?

 Phase 2/3 study of intravenous thrombolysis and hypothermia for acute treatment of ischemic stroke (ICTuS 2/3)

 Mechanical thrombectomy for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis

 Interventional Neurology: A Reborn Subspecialty

 Importance of proper patient selection and endpoint selection in evaluation of new therapies in acute stroke: further analysis of the SENTIS trial

 Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Iran: Cumulative Data, Shortcomings and Future Directions

 Cannabis-Related Stroke: Case Series and Review of Literature

 2013:

 Importance of proper patient selection and endpoint selection in evaluation of new therapies in acute stroke: further analysis of the SENTIS

trial

 Mechanical Thrombectomy for Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: A Comprehensive Literature review

 Age-Associated Vasospasm in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

 Increased brain volume among good grade patients with intracerebral hemorrhage. Results from the Antihypertensive Treatment of Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage (ATACH) Study

 Extended-Release Niacin Therapy and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease The Atherothrombosis Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome With Low HDL/High Triglycerides: Impact on Global Health Outcome (AIM–HIGH) Trial

 A Humble Task: Restoring Virtue in an Age of Conflicted Interests

 Importance of proper patient selection and endpoint selection in evaluation of new therapies in acute stroke: further analysis of the SENTIS trial

 Thrombolysis in Pediatric Population from the KID Database (S03. 005)

 Thrombolysis for Children With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Perspective From the Kids’ Inpatient Database

 Stroke Mimics Treated with Thrombolysis: A Single Center Experience

 No Independent Association Between Extended-Release Niacin (ERN) Therapy and Ischemic Stroke in Patients with Established Cardiovascular Disease: A Detailed Analysis from the AIM HIGH Trial

 Malignant hemispheric infarction of the middle cerebral artery. Diagnostic considerations and treatment options.

 Infarto hemisférico maligno de la arteria cerebral media. Consideraciones diagnósticas y opciones terapéuticas

 Hospital Mortality Associated with Stroke in Southern Iran.

 Early surgery and initial conservative therapy did not differ for outcomes in lobar intracerebral hematomas.

 2014:

 Hemicraniectomy and Durotomy Upon Deterioration From Infarction-Related Swelling Trial Randomized Pilot Clinical Trial

 Stroke Mimics under the Drip-and-Ship Paradigm

 C-Reactive Protein as a Prognostic Marker After Lacunar Stroke: Levels of Inflammatory Markers in the Treatment of Stoke Study

 Bapineuzumab 301 and 302 Clinical Trial Investigators

 Neurologic Complications of Valvular Heart Disease (Book Chapter)

GUSTAVO JOSE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

PUBLICATIONS:

Rodriguez Gj, Cordina Sm, Vazquez G, M. Suri Fk, Kirmani Jf, Ezzeddine Ma, Qureshi Ai. The Hydration Influence On The Risk Of Stroke (Thirst) Study. Neurocrit Care. 2009;10(2):187-94.

Shah Qa, Memon Mz, Suri Mf, Rodriguez Gj, Kozak Os, Taylor Ra, Tummala Rp, Vazquez G, Georgiadis Al, Qureshi Ai.Super-Selective Intra-Arterial Magnesium Sulfate In Combination With Nicardipine For The Treatment Of Cerebral Vasospasm In Patients With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2009;11(2):190-8. Epub 2009 Apr 16.

Rodriguez GJ; Maud A, Taylor RA. “Another Delayed Migration of an Enterprise Stent”. Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 April 30(4); Epub 2009 Feb 4

Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Razumovsky A, Qureshi Ai. Is Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Undervalued For Detection Of Intracranial Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis? J Neuroimaging. 2010 Jul;20(3):219-20. Epub 2009 Sep 11.

Khatri, R; Maud, A and Rodriguez GJ. “Aberrant right subclavian artery and common carotid trunk”. J Vasc Interv Neurol 2010 Jan; 3(1): 33-24

Hassan Ae, Zacharatos H, Rodriguez Gj Et Al. A Comparison Of Computed Tomography Perfusion Guided And Time Guided Endovascular Treatments For Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients. Stroke. 2010 Aug;41(8):1673-8. Epub 2010 Jul 8.

Tonarelli Sb, Tibbs M, Vazquez G, Lakshminarayan K, Rodriguez Gj, Qureshi Ai.. Accuracy Of The New Icd-9-Cm Code For "Drip-And-Ship" Thrombolytic Treatment In Patients With Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Sep 18. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Hassan Ae, Zacharatos H, Vazquez G, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Tummala Rp, Taylor Ra, Qureshi Ai. .Low Risk Of Intracranial And Systemic Hemorrhages In Patients On Dual Antiplatelet Treatment Beyond 1 Month Following Neuroendovascular Angioplasty And/Or Stent Placement. J Neuroimaging. 2010 Oct 26. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Khatri R, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Vazquez G, Ezzeddine Ma. Leptomeningeal Collateral Response And Computed Tomographic Perfusion Mismatch In Acute Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2011 Jan;4(1):1-4.

Zacharatos H, Hassan Ae, Vazquez G, Hussein Hm, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Lakshminarayan K, Ezzeddine Ma, Qureshi Ai. Comparison Of Acute Nonthrombolytic And Thrombolytic Treatments In Ischemic Stroke Patients 80 Years Or Older. Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Jan 17. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Khatri R, Memon Mz, Zacharatos H, Taqui Am, Qureshi Mh, Vazquez G, Suri Mf, Rodriguez Gj, Tummala Rp, Ezzeddine Ma, Qureshi Ai. Impact Of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty For Treatment Of Cerebral Vasospasm On Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patient Outcomes. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Mar 1. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Khatri R, Rodriguez Gj, Siddiqi F., Tummala Rp.Early Migration Of A Self Expanding Intracranial Stent Following The Treatment Of A Basilar Trunk Aneurysm: Report Of A Second Case. Neurosurgery. 2011 May 18. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Asaithambi G, Hassan Ae, Chaudhry Sa, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Taylor Ra, Ezzeddine Ma, Qureshi Ai. Comparison Of Time To Treatment Between Intravenous And Endovascular Thrombolytic Treatments For Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2011 Jul;4(2):15-20.

Hassan Ae, Zacharatos H, Mohammad Ym, Tariq N, Vazquez G, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Qureshi Ai. Comparison Of Single Versus Multiple Spontaneous Extra- And/Or Intracranial Arterial Dissection. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Jul 22. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Qureshi Ai, Chaudhry Sa, Hassan Ae, Zacharatos H, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Lakshminarayan K, Ezzeddine Ma. Thrombolytic Treatment Of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Related To Underlying Arterial Dissection In The United States. Arch Neurol. 2011 Aug 8. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Khatri R, Chaudhry Sa, Vazquez G, Rodriguez Gj, Hassan Ae, Suri Mf, Qureshi Ai. Age Differential Between Outcomes Of Carotid Angioplasty And Stent Placement And Carotid Endarterectomy In General Practice. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Jan;55(1):72-8. Epub 2011 Nov 8.

Hassan Ae, Jadhav V, Zacharatos H, Chaudhry Sa, Rodriguez Gj, Mohammad Ym, Suri Mf, Tariq N, Vazquez G, Tummala Rp, Taylor Ra, Qureshi Ai. Determinants Of Neurologic Deterioration And Stroke-Free Survival After Spontaneous Cervicocranial Dissections: A Multicenter Study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Nov 12. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Hassan AE, Zacharatos H, Chaudhry SA, Suri MF, Rodriguez GJ, Miley JT, Maud A, Taylor RA, Ezzeddine MA, Anderson DC, Qureshi AI. “Agreement in Endovascular Thrombolysis Patient Selection Based on Interpretation of Presenting CT and CT-P Changes in Ischemic Stroke Patients”. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Feb; 16(1); 88-94.

Khatri R, Ansar M, Sultan F, Chaudhry Sa, Khan Aa, Rodriguez Gj, Tummala Rp, Qureshi Ai.Requirements For Emergent Neurosurgical Procedures Among Patients Undergoing Neuroendovascular Procedures In Contemporary Practice. Ajnr Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Nov 24. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Grigoryan M, Cordina Sm, Khatri R, Hassan Ae, Rodriguez Gj. Vessel Occlusion Using A Single Long Oversized Coil In Vertebral Artery Dissection: A Technical Note. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Feb 10. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Siddiq F, Chaudhry Sa, Khatri R, Rodriguez Gj, Tummala R, Suri Mf, Qureshi Ai. Rate Of Post-Procedural Stroke And Death In Sammpris Trial Eligible Patients Treated With Intracranial Angioplasty And/Or Stent Placement In Practice. Neurosurgery. 2012 Feb 29. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Tekle Wg, Adkinson Cd, Chaudhry Sa, Jadhav V, Hassan Ae, Rodriguez Gj, Qureshi Ai. Factors Associated With Favorable Response To Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Among Patients Presenting With Iatrogenic Cerebral Arterial Gas Embolism. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Mar 7. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Khan Aa, Chaudhry Sa, Hassan Ae, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Lakshminarayan K, Qureshi Ai. Potential Synergy Between Advanced Primary Stroke Centers And Level I Or Ii Trauma Centers In The United States. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Mar 16. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Qureshi Ai, Chaudhry Sa, Sapkota Bl, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf. Discharge Destination As A Surrogate For Modified Rankin Scale Defined Outcomes At 3 And 12 Months Among Stroke Survivors. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Mar 21. [Epub Ahead Of Print]

Tekle WG, Chaudhry SA, Fatima Z, Ahmed M, Khalil S, Hassan AE, Rodriguez GJ, Suri FK, Qureshi AI. Intravenous Thrombolysis in Expanded Time Window (3-4.5 hours) in General Practice with Concurrent Availability of Endovascular Treatment. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2012 Jun;5(1):22-6.

Hassan AE, Cu SR, Rodriguez GJ;, Qureshi AI. Regional cerebral hyperperfusion associated with postictal paresis. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2012 Jun;5(1):40-2.

Hassan AE, Zacharatos H, Rodriguez GJ, Suri MF, Tariq N, Vazquez G, Tummala RP, Qureshi AI. Long-term Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes in Patients with Spontaneous Cervico-Cranial Arterial Dissections Treated with Stent Placement. J Neuroimaging. 2012 May 21

Tekle WG, Chaudhry SA, Hassan AE, Rodriguez GJ, Suri MF, Qureshi AI. Drip-and-ship thrombolytic treatment paradigm among acute ischemic stroke patients in the United States. Stroke. 2012 Jul;43(7):1971-4

Qureshi AI, Chaudhry SA, Majidi S, Grigoryan M, Rodriguez GJ, Suri MF. Population-based estimates of neuroendovascular procedures: results of a state-wide study. Neuroepidemiology. 2012;39(2):125-30. Epub 2012 Aug 9.

Qureshi Ai, Chaudhry Sa, Rodriguez Gj, Suri Mf, Lakshminarayan K, Ezzeddine Ma. Outcome Of The 'Drip-And-Ship' Paradigm Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: Results Of A Statewide Study. Cerebrovasc Dis Extra. 2012 Winter;2(1):1-8.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Collaborator Author; Atlas of Interventional Neurology. IN: Quereshi AI, Geordiadis AL. 1st Demos. (In Press)

ALBERT CUETTER M.D.

POSTER:

Monterosa A, Khan F, Lopez A, Ledger E, Briones D, Tarin-Godoy B, Cuetter A: Unusual case of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis presenting with psychotic depression and frontotemporla dysfunction. Poster. Presented at a local Southwestern Medical Conference in El Paso, Texas.

RICHARD BROWER M.D.

PUBLICATIONS:

Brower RD. What should medical students know and understand about fetal ultrasonography of the central nervous system? Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2009;3(4):53-57.

Kahn MA, Briones DF, Brower, RD. Disability from “soft” neuropsychiatric sequelae due to frontal lobe injury. Southern Medical Journal 2009;102(8):829-831(pre-published online July 4, 2009).

Alaqtash M, Sarkodie-Gyan T, Yu H, Fuentes O, Brower R, Abdelgawad A: Automatic Classification of Pathological Gait Patterns Using Ground Reaction Forces and Machine Learning Algorithms. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC '11), Boston, MA, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011.

Sarkodie-Gyan T, Alaqtash MM, Yu H, Brower RD, Abdelgawad A. Application of wearable sensors for human gait analysis using fuzzy computational algorithm. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 2011;24(6):1018-1025

Sarkodie-Gyan T, Alaqtash M, Yu H, Abdelgawad A, Spier E, Brower R. Measurement of functional impairments in human locomotion using pattern analysis. Measurement 2011;44(1):181-191

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

Yu H, Riskowski J, Brower R, Sarkodie-Gyan T. Gait variability while walking with three different speeds. Proceedings of the IEEE 11th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics; Kyoto International Conference Center, Japan, June 23-26, 2009.

Alaqtash M, Yu H, Brower R, Abdelgawad A, Spier E, Sarkodie-Gyan T: Application of wearable miniature non-invasive sensory system in human locomotion using soft computing algorithm. Paper ID: 157; Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Shanghai, China, November 10-12, 2010.

Sarkodie-Gyan T, Alaqtash M, Yu H, MacDonald C, Spier E, Brower R: Determination of functional impairments using the methods of computational intelligence. Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Neurorehabilitation, Vienna, Austria, March 21-25 2010

ABSTRACTS AND PAPERS:

Pfarr C, Kupesic S, Patham B, Janssen H, Guerra M, Lopez J, Corral L, Rodriguez J,Brower R, Steele D, Hogg T: Towards a Comprehensive E-Book for Delivering Curriculum Materials in a Clinical Presentation-Based Curriculum. Poster presentation at the 2010 IAMSE Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA; July 2010.

Brower, R, Steele D, Arroyave A, Pfarr C, McMahon K, Woods G, Hogg T: Medical Education Curriculum for the 21st Century: Integration is Key. Poster Presentation at the 2010 AAMC Annual Meeting; Washington, DC; November, 2010.

Brower RD, Osborne D, Arana T, Bramblett DE, Patham B, Black AC Jr: Teaching Neurosciences in Context Using a Clinical Presentation-Based Curriculum and Introductory Diagnostic Schemes (P05.015). Poster presentation in section entitled:

“Neurologic Education: Medical Student Education” at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Honolulu, HI; April 9-16, 2011 (abstract published in Neurology 2011;76(9)Suppl.4:A382).

INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG STUDIES:

A double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study of Rufinamide given as adjunctive therapy in patients with refractory partial seizures. Eisai Medical Research, Inc. (protocol E2080-A001-301; phase 3). Investigator, Fall 2006 – Fall 2010.

A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Three-Arm, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Oxcarbazepine Extended-Release (OXC XR) (1200 and 2400 mg/day) as Adjunctive Therapy in Subjects with Refractory Partial Seizures due to Epilepsy on up to two Concomitant Antiepileptic Medications. Supernus (protocol 804P301 with 'follow-on' open-label extension protocol 804P302; phase 3). Investigator; Summer 2009 – Fall 2010.

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of RWJ-333369 as adjunctive therapy in subjects with partial onset seizures followed by an open-label extension study. Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (protocol 333369-EPY-3001/3004; phase 3). Investigator, Fall 2006 – Summer 2011.

A Historical-controlled, Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Conversion to Lacosamide 400mg/day Monotherapy in Subjects with Partial-onset Seizures. Schwarz Biosciences, Inc. (protocol SP902 with 'follow-on' open-label extension protocol SP904; phase 3). Investigator, Spring 2008 – Spring 2011.

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Escalation, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of E2007 (perampanel) Given as Adjunctive Therapy in Subjects with Refractory Partial Seizures. Eisai Medical Research, Inc. (protocol E2007-G000-304 with 'follow-on' open-label extension protocol E2007-G000-307; phase 3). Investigator, Summer 2008 – Summer 2011.

ALBERTO MAUD M.D.

PUBLICATIONS:

Rodriguez GJ; Maud A, Taylor RA. “Another Delayed Migration of an Enterprise Stent”. Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 April 30(4); Epub 2009 Feb 4

Maud A, Lakshminarayan K, Suri MF, Vazquez G, Lanzino G, Qureshi Al. “Cost Effectiveness analysis of endovascular versus neurosurgical treatment for ruptured intracranial aneurysms in the United States”. J Neurosurg 2009 May; 110(5); 880-6.

Maud, A; Lakshminarayan, K; Qureshi AI. “Anticoagulation for Stroke Prevention in Elderly Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Risk-Benefit Ratio Remains Highly Favorable”. J Vasc Interv Neurol, 2010 Jan; 3(1); 31-32.

Khatri, R; Maud, A and Rodriguez GJ. “Aberrant right subclavian artery and common carotid trunk”. J Vasc Interv Neurol 2010 Jan; 3(1): 33-24

Maud, A; Qureshi AI. “Parasympathetic nervous system dysfunction and neurological consequences of chagas disease. Mediator or bystander?” J Neuroimaging 2010 April; 20(2): 107-108. Epub 2009 Jan 29.

Maud, A; Vazquez, G; Lakhsminarayan, K; Anderson, DC; Qureshi, AI. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Protected Carotid-Artery Stent Placement versus Endarterectomy in High Risk Patients”. J Endovascular Therapy 2010 April; Vol 17, No. 2; 224-229.

Tariq, N; Maud, A; Shah QA, Suri, MF, Qureshi Al. “Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Acute Posterior Circulation Stroke and Bilateral Vertebral Artery occlusion”. J Vascular Intervention Neurology 2011 Jul; 4(2); 9-14.

Abdihalim, M. Kim SH, Maud A, Suri MF, Tariq N, Qureshi, AI. “Short- and intermediate term angiographic and clinical outcomes of patients with coils protrusions following embolization of intracranial aneurysms”. American J Neuroradiol 2011 Sep 32(8): 139208. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

Hassan AE, Zacharatos H, Chaudhry SA, Suri MF, Rodriguez GJ, Miley JT, Maud A, Taylor RA, Ezzeddine MA, Anderson DC, Qureshi AI. “Agreement in Endovascular Thrombolysis Patient Selection Based on Interpretation of Presenting CT and CT-P Changes in Ischemic Stroke Patients”. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Feb; 16(1); 88-94.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Maud, A; Tonarelli SB. Acute Management of ischemic stroke. Book Chapter of “Basic and Advance Neurology” 2010 Editor: Roberto Giobellina, MD. (In press)

Maud, A. Intra-arterial thrombolytic treatment for acute ischemic stroke. Book Chapter of “Basic and Advance Neurology” 2010 Editor: Roberto Giobellina, MD. (In press)

Maud, A; Qureshi AI. Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Book Chapter, Interventional Neurology 2011 April; Chapter 19; 404-418.

Maud, A; Ezzeddine, M; Qureshi AI. Hypertension Response and Stroke Book Chapter, Intensive Care in Neurology & Neurosurgery: A physiological basis for the treatment of acute brain injury'' Daniel Godoy, Walter Videtta and Gustavo Piñero Eds. Publisher: DISTRIBUNA, Bogota, Colombia. First Edition Year 2010.

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